Jesse Jackson Jr. through the years
Jesse Jackson Jr. was elected to Congress in 1995. Sandi Jackson was a Chicago alderman until she resigned her post in January 2013. On Feb. 15, 2013, federal prosecutors charged the couple, alleging he misused $750,000 in campaign funds and she understated their income on tax returns for six years.
Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves halfway house
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. waves to reporters as he leaves a halfway house in Baltimore on June 22, 2015. He's been living at the halfway house since his release from a federal prison in Alabama in March. He was convicted in 2013 of misuse of campaign funds.